The Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Antony Chapoto as the Interim Executive Director. Dr. Chapoto brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this crucial role, having previously served as the Technical Chair of the Network.
THROUGH PPVC II
The Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI), in collaboration with the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), and Alliance for Green revolution (AGRA), recently convened the inception meeting on Policy Prioritization through Value Chain Analysis (PPVC) II in Ghana. This initiative is made possible through funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).
Position: Executive Director Location: Africa Posted: 16th February, 2024 Application Deadline: 1st March, 2024 The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI), currently trading as the Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI), is a regional grouping of agricultural policy think tanks that was established in 2012, and officially registered in 2014, in Lusaka Zambia. ReNAPRI’s mandate is to generate evidence through high-quality research …
Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo bade a heartfelt farewell to The Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI), having served as the Executive Director of the ANAPRI Secretariat for the past four years. Her departure marks the end of a significant chapter in the network’s history, as she leaves behind a legacy of growth, innovation, and invaluable contributions.
In the pursuit of sustainable development and the fight against climate change, global cooperation and evidence-based strategies is very important. The Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI), in collaboration with USAID, Michigan State University (MSU), and Akademiya2063 (A2063), seized the spotlight during COP28 in Dubai with a dedicated session titled “Accelerating the Implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) in Africa.” Held at the prestigious African Union Pavilion, the side event emphasized the Comprehensive Africa Climate Change Initiative (CACCI) project and underscored the necessity of private sector involvement for lasting impact.
The just concluded ReNAPRI Conference, held from the 14th to the 16th of November, 2023, at the Elephant Hills Resort in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, was a resounding success, bringing together experts, policymakers, and stakeholders to deliberate on crucial issues facing the food system in Africa. The three-day event featured a diverse range of sessions, discussions, and celebrations that encapsulated the spirit of collaboration, innovation, and progress.
The 9th Africa Think Tank Summit, organized by the Africa Capacity Building Foundation in collaboration with the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI), took place from 8 to 10 November 2023 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia.
In an era of global challenges and crises, the significance of sustainable agri-food systems has become increasingly evident. In response to the urgent issues confronting Africa’s agriculture sector, the Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI) is convening a crucial webinar in partnership with the Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA), a specialized agency operating under the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI). The webinar, titled “Opportunities for inclusive and sustainable agri-food systems: Bridging gaps in fertilizer and soil health policies for a world in crisis,” aims to shed light on critical aspects of agricultural development on the African continent.
The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) recently hosted a thought-provoking side event during the Africa Food System Forum (AGRF), titled “Policy Prioritization through Value-Chain Analysis: Public-Private Partnerships in Policymaking, Implementation, Competitiveness, and Investment.” This engaging event brought together experts from various fields to discuss a critical aspect of African agriculture: Policy Prioritization through Value-Chain Analysis (PPVC).
Imagine life as a flowing river, with progress as the current propelling us ahead. Stagnation acts like a dam, hindering our potential and blocking the path for others. Therefore, it’s crucial to keep moving forward, not only to unlock our own potential but also to pave the way for others. This concept embodies the essence of “Ubuyantanshi”, a Zambian term representing forward movement and progress.